Badger is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.
Alternative names: Bagsore or Badgesore
Parish registers begin: 1713
Parishes adjacent to Badger
Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870
Badger, or Bagsore, a parish in Shiffnall district, Salop; on the eastern verge of the county, 4 ¼ miles SW of Albrighton r. station, and 6 S by E of Shiffnall. Post-town, Beckbury under Shiffnall. Acres, 920. Real property, £1,804. Pop., 178. Houses, 37. The property is divided between two. Badger Hall is the seat of R. H. Cheney, Esq. and Badger Dingle, in the grounds connected with it, is a picturesque dell of red rock, wood, and water, liberally open to the public, and much visited. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £230. Patron, R. H. Cheney, Esq. The church is good.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851
Badger, a parish in the franchise of Wenlock, union of Shiffnall, county of Salop; 6 miles north-east from Bridgenorth. Living, a discharged rectory in the archd. of Salop and dio. of Hereford; rated at £4 13s. 4d.; gross income £280. Patroness, in 1835, Mrs H. Browne, who supports a daily school here.. Pop., in 1801, 88; in 1831, 142. Houses 27. Acres 980. A. P. £1,667. Poor rates, in 1837, £25.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Badger, 6 miles N.E. Bridgenorth. P. 137.
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824
Badger, or Bagsore, or Badgesore. A parish in the franchise of Wenlock, a rectory discharged, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Wenlock, and archdeaconry of Salop. 29 houses, 138 inhabitants. 5 miles south-east by south of Shiffnall. Badger Hall is the Seat of Mrs. Hawkins Browne.
Source: The Shropshire Gazetteer, with an Appendix, including a Survey of the County and Valuable Miscellaneous Information, with Plates. Printed and Published by T. Gregory, Wem, 1824
Badger Parish Registers
Badger Parish Registers 1660-1812
Shropshire Parish registers Diocese of Hereford Vol. XVI (1915)
Author: Shropshire Parish Register Society
General editor; W. G. D. Fletcher
Publisher: Privately printed for the Shropshire Parish Register Society.
The Shropshire Hearth Tax Roll 1672
- County: Shropshire
- Civil Registration District: Shifnal
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Hereford
- Rural Deanery: Wenlock
- Poor Law Union: Shifnal
- Hundred: Brimstree
- Province: Canterbury